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A systematic review on chronic oxaliplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy and the relation with oxaliplatin administration

A. J. M. Beijers, F. Mols, G. Vreugdenhil

Supportive Care in Cancer, July 2014, Volume 22, Issue 7, pp 1999-2007

Editors' comments:Dr. Anton Snegovoy

Peripheral neuropathy is one of the most serious complication in patients with cancer who respond poorly to treatment. However, polyneuropathy adversely affects the quality of life of patients for sufficiently long period of time of a year or more. 
The most frequently encountered peripheral neuropathy is during treatment with oxaliplatin. This article presents a systematic review between the occurrence of peripheral neuropathy and the administration of oxaliplatin.